Roasted Root Vegetable Salad

Roasted Veggie Salad

Happy Monday! It's been an exciting past week on One Beet.  Things kicked off with a bang thanks to the giveaway (which is going until 3/31, so you still have time to enter), followed by a a couple of fun guest posts out in the blogosphere. Now, it's time to get back to my recipe roots. This is my signature meal. Seriously. If I had to pick the … [Read more...]

Ginger & Turmeric Glazed Carrots & Parsnips

Turmeric and Ginger Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

Ever wondered how to cook parsnips? You’re in luck! They're often a misunderstood and under appreciated vegetable, so people shy away from cooking with them. Hopefully this recipe will introduce you to this lovely vegetable and secure a spot for it on your table. Although parsnips can look withered and white, they're actually surprisingly sweet … [Read more...]

Veggie Snack Bags

Veggie Snack Bags

Everyone knows that we should be eating more fruits and vegetables, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to actually make that happen.  I'm quite focused healthy eating, and even I sometimes find that I haven’t eaten enough on a given day.  One of my tricks is packing veggie snack bags.  I know it sounds like I’m in third grade, but some … [Read more...]

Turmeric and Ginger Glazed Carrots

Turmeric & Ginger Glazed Carrots

Life on the road means making simple meals.  I'm limited to locally available ingredients that I can purchase in small quantities.  It is definitely a shift in mindset not to have my usual kitchen stocked with all my favorite pantry staples.  This is a good exercise for me because I enjoy the hunt to find great flavor with simple … [Read more...]

Mom’s Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

Mom's Oatmeal Carrot Cookies

I'm generally not much of a baker because it involves too much measuring -- I prefer to work based on feel.  That being said, there are definitely a few things I make time to bake.  My mom's oatmeal carrot cookies are one of the best baked treats out there -- they are delicious and are actually pretty good for you! Ingredients: 1 cup … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Carrot and Squash Tagine

Spicy Carrot and Squash Tagine

There are so many things I like about this dish -- warming spices in mid-winter, anti-inflammatory ingredients, an excuse to use lots of parsley, and getting to say the fabulous word tagine!  I've made this a few times this fall and winter and it gets better each time. Sweet and Spicy Carrot and Squash Tagine Ingredients (serves 4): 1 yellow … [Read more...]

Veggie Stuffed Acorn Squash

Veggie Stuffed Acorn Squash

Cold January nights are a perfect time to enjoy winter squash.  Winter squash is actually harvested in the fall, but due to it's thick skin it can keep for months without refrigeration.  In addition to providing healthy, local food all winter long, squash sweetens as it ages (to a point) so it tastes even better after sitting for a month or so. … [Read more...]